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The Resource The duchess : a novel, Danielle Steel

The duchess : a novel, Danielle Steel

Label
The duchess : a novel
Title
The duchess
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Danielle Steel
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Angélique Latham has grown up at magnificent Belgrave Castle under the loving tutelage of her father, the Duke of Westerfield, after the death of her aristocratic French mother. But when he dies, her half-brothers brutally turn her out, denying her very existence. Angélique has a keen mind, remarkable beauty, and an envelope of money her father pressed upon her. To survive, she will need all her resources--and one bold stroke of fortune. Unable to secure employment without references or connections, Angélique desperately makes her way to Paris, where she rescues a young woman fleeing an abusive madam--and suddenly sees a possibility: Open an elegant house of pleasure that will protect its women and serve only the best clients. With her upper-class breeding, her impeccable style, and her father's bequest, Angélique creates Le Boudoir, soon a sensational establishment where powerful men, secret desires, and beautiful, sophisticated women come together. But living on the edge of scandal, can she ever make a life of her own--or regain her rightful place in the world?
Summary
A tale set in early 19th-century England, Paris and New York follows the endeavors of a noble orphan who, after being thrown out of her ancestral home by a vicious half-sibling, makes her way to Paris, where she takes in abused streetwalkers and transforms them into upper-crust courtesans in an exclusive bordello
Storyline
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10563420
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Steel, Danielle
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prostitution
  • Paris (France)
Target audience
adult
Label
The duchess : a novel, Danielle Steel
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000059803896
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
427 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781524781934
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)961156000
Label
The duchess : a novel, Danielle Steel
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000059803896
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
427 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781524781934
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)961156000

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